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2017-05-28 / Calendar

CALENDAR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Memorial Day Celebrations

Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May
29 in Otter Lake parade will leave
the Fire Hall at 10 a.m. For information, contact Otter Lake VFW Post
2409 at 810-793-6343 or 810-793-
4356.
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Memorial Day Services on Monday,
May 29 in Otisville. Parade will
leave the Forest Township Hall at
11:45 a.m. with service at Veteran’s
Memorial Park on M-15 at noon.
Community picnic at Forest Township
Hall to follow. For more information,
contact 810-625-2429
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Memorial Day Gathering at the
American Legion Post 267 with other
local Veteran groups on Monday,
May 29 at 11 a.m. at Davison
City Hall on Main St., Davison.
Ceremony honoring local Veterans
with refreshments to follow. For
more information, contact 810-516-
1369.

Wednesdays
Divorce Support Group at the De
Angeli Library, 921 W. Nepessing
St., Lapeer on Wednesday, May
31 from 6-8 p.m. Adults only, no
childcare, children’s room is open.
Everyone is welcome who are going
through a divorce, contemplating a
divorce or recovering from divorce.
Expert speakers and counselors on
hand to help with the process. This
will be an ongoing meeting. For more
infor ation and times, call Paul Hitch
at 810-728-3895.

Thursdays
Meeting for The Moving Wall at
American Legion Post 479 Almont,
117 School St., Almont on Thursday,
June 1 and every Thursday in June,
at 7 p.m. Join the Lapeer County
V.V.A. Chapter 287 to talk about and
plan for The Moving Wall coming to
Almont from July 6-10, 2017. We
need volunteers, help and ideas for
this great opportunity in our community. For questions contact Joe Cain
President at 810-798-3321.
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Color Me Davison 5K Fun Run at
Davison’s Parks and Trails, parking
at Knight of Columbus 8428 Davison
Rd., Davison on Thursday, June 8
at 6 p.m. Shuttle service running
4:30-9 p.m. Registration adults
$30, kids 12 and under $20 with
t-shirt. Packet pick-up, Tuesday,
June 6 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at
the Davison Chamber of Commerce
office. Subject to not being sold out
online registration by Sunday, June 4
at www.active.com.
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Free Yard Sale at Faith Christian
Family Church 3440 Davison Rd.,
Lapeer on Thursday, June 8 and
Friday, June 9 from 10 a.m. to 6
p.m. Good used items free to the
community. Clothes for everyone,
dishes, furniture, books, shoes.
We have a wide variety of items. If
you would like to drop off donations
before the event email staff@lapeerfamilychurch.com or call 810-667-
0075.
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Spring Blood Drive at North Branch
High School 6598 Brush St., North
Branch on Thursday, June 15 from
2-7 p.m. $10 will be donated to
North Branch Football. Walk-in welcome or to schedule an appointment, call 866-642-5663 or visit
miblood.org.

Fridays
Annual Wine Tasting Benefit for
Seven Ponds Nature Center at the
Metamora Golf & Country Club 1600
Club Dr., Metamora on Friday, June
2 at 6 p.m. An evening of good food,
fine wine, and fun times. Door prizes, raffle items, and a nice selection
of live auction packages. $50 per
person, $55 at door. Seating is limited, register now by calling 810-796-
3200.
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Euchre Tournament at the Lapeer
Masonic Temple 1685 N. Saginaw,
Lapeer on Friday, June 16. Doors
open at 6:30 p.m. and play begins
at 7 p.m. Cost $10 per player and
euchres twenty-five cents each.
Refreshments provided. Other dates
upcoming once a month throughout
the year. Everyone welcome. For
more information, contact 810-664-
2602.
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Children’s Book Drive at De Angeli
Library 921 W. Nepessing St, Lapeer
to support the Lapeer Family Literacy
Center with the help of Tyler Bliznik
for his Eagle Scout Candidate, Boy
Scout Troop 127. Donations taken
now until Friday, June 30, during
business hours. Drop your donations
in the marked bin near the circulation desk. For more information, contact 810-245-3081.

Saturdays
Bowling Fundraiser to Help Feed the
Hungry at Almont Hideaway Lanes
4550 Howland Rd., Almont on
Saturday, June 3 from 6-11 p.m.
Cost $20 includes three games
bowling, shoes, and one ticket into
a drawing for $100 visa card. All
Proceeds go to Imlay City Soup
Kitchen & Food Pantry St. Paul’s
Lutheran Church. Don’t bowl then
come play corn hole, Euchre tournament, bake sale, raffles, and 50/50
drawings. To buy tickets in advance,
call 585-764-9908 or 810-614-
3147.
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4th Annual Dr. Michael Ogboh
Memorial 5K Walk/Run on
Saturday, June 10 during the
Thumb Soybean Festival. The staff
of Family HealthCare of Brown City
will be hosting the annual memorial 5K walk/run to benefit United
Hospice Service of Marlette Regional
Hospital. The entry fee is $20 if
registered by May 29, and $25
thereafter. Pre-registered participants
will receive an event tee shirt. For
more information, contact Family
HealthCare of Brown City at 810-
346-2751.
•••
Scout Troop 349 Summer Camp
Fundraiser at the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-Day Saints 3080
Oregon, Lapeer on Saturday, June
10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pancake
breakfast, car wash, bake sale.
For more information contact Cari
Weaver at cariweav@yahoo.com.
•••
Classic Auto Show and Events
at Simpson Park Camp70199
Campground Rd., Romeo on
Saturday, July 29 from 1-4 p.m.
Bring your show-car and enjoy an
afternoon of free entertainment.
Features exhibits of old fashion
skills, crafts, antique and collectibles. Special events planned all
weekend. Friday night, free concert,

Saturday morning 5K run/walk at
8 a.m. Family friendly activities,
inflatables, music, book reading,
refreshments, tractor driven wagon
camp tours. 9th annual Ladies Tea
from 12:30-2 p.m., registration
required. Saturday evening, annual chicken barbecue and evening
worship. For registration forms,
visit www.simpsonparkcamp.org
or questions contact the office at
586-752-3202.

Sundays
Family Church Camp at Hemans Free
Methodist Camp 3125 N Van Dyke
Rd., Decker will be Sunday, June 18
through Sunday, June 25. The official
start of camp will be a concert at
7 p.m. Adult bible study, worship,
songs, Sunday morning worship at
11 a.m. Activities for youth and children each morning and afternoon,
special activities announced each
day. Everyone is invited to attend,
one or all meetings. We have full
hook-up for campers and rustic
campsites. Dorm rooms are available by reservation. Contact Joan
Prewitt at 1-810-282-9105.

CLASS REUNIONS

40th Class Reunion

Lapeer East & West class of ’77 at
Daley Farm 3635 Daley Rd., Attica
on Saturday, Aug. 19 from 5 p.m.
to 1 a.m. Dinner is 6 p.m. Bring
your own adult drinks, pop and
water will be available. Looking
for graduating classes from both
schools. This will coordinate with
the same weekend as Lapeer
Days so everyone can come and
enjoy the festival also. Follow on
Facebook www.facebook.com/
groups/1694366430796193/?-
fref=nf for all the meetings and currant information.
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Class of 1956

Lapeer Class of ‘56 gathering of our friends at Lake Inn 3711 Hunt Rd., Lapeer on Saturday, August 19 at 1 p.m. Need email addresses to send more information later. Any questions, call Betty Cramer 810-245- 0159. •••

20th Class Reunion

Lapeer East High School class of ‘97 at Metamora Golf & Country Club 1600 Club Dr., Metamora on Saturday, August 26 from 5:30- 11:30 p.m. Cost $50 per person. A night of dining, dancing, photo booth and seeing friends. Register and purchase tickets at http://www.LEHSclass97.reunionmanager.com. •••

45th Class Reunion

Lapeer High School class of ’72 at Lapeer American Legion on Sept. 9. Check out the Facebook page for updates, or call Theresa Spencer 810-245-4863.

MEETINGS

Scleroderma Foundation Michigan Chapter Support Group Meetings offer meeting in the surrounding areas. Free groups for scleroderma patients and those who have overlapping autoimmune conditions. Meetings are open to the community and include educational materials and speakers. For more information about, locations, times, topics and speakers visit www.scleroderma.org/ michigan and click on support group link. Call 248-595-8526 for more information.

Mondays
Nar-Anon Family Support Group
Mondays at 7 p.m. at Grace Episcopal
Church, 735 W. Nepessing, Lapeer.
Contact 810-410-6010.
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Metamora Lioness meet the first
Monday of the month unless it is a
holiday, then the meetings are the
second Monday. The group meets at
7 p.m. at the Metamora Lions Hall,
3790 N. Oak St., Metamora. Details:
810-678-3704.
•••
Lapeer Lions Club is seeking new
members. Meetings are on the
second and fourth Monday of the
month at 6:30 p.m., Lapeer Center
Building, 425 County Center St.,
Lapeer. For more information, call
Pat at 810-724-0818.
•••
Almont Community Historical Society
at the museum, 149 S. Main St.,
Almont, at 7 p.m. second Monday.
Details: Shelley Henshaw, 810-798-
3090 or almonthistorical@yahoo.com.
•••
Lapeer Area Horticulture Society
meetings at 6:30 p.m. third Monday
of the month at various locations.
The cost is $15 annual dues. Call
Dave Klaffer 810-656-7770 for location.

Tuesdays
Lapeer Hospital Retirees Luncheon
at Sidetracks Restaurant 266 Lake
Nepessing Rd., Lapeer held the
fourth Tuesday through October.
Order off the menu and open to all
retried and former LRH employees.
Any questions, contact 810-664-
2383.
•••
Alzheimer and Wounded Veteran
Blankie Project Sewing Class
meets from 10 a.m. to noon the
fourth Tuesday of each month at
the Lapeer Trinity United Methodist
Church, 1310 W. Main St., Lapeer.
Help make lap robes, totes to
rehabs and nursing homes. To
join, sew, crochet, knit, donate and
receive materials For more information, call Alon Marie 810-728-3252.
•••
Kidney Care Support Group meetings
at Hurley Medical Center 1 Hurley
Plaza, Flint on the third Tuesday of
the month from 7-8 p.m. Located
in the Charles White Conference
Center for anyone facing or on dialysis. Spouse, relative, caregiver or
friends dealing with kidney failure
and dialysis. Talk about the stresses and pressures that come with
being a caretaker. Questions, call
Shalonda 810-553-9776 or email
ComeShareYourHeart@gmail.com.
•••
Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)
meeting is at Hunter’s Creek Mobile
Home Park club house, 725 DeMille
Rd. on Tuesdays. Weigh-in from
6-6:30 p.m. Meeting from 6:30-7:30
p.m. For more information, call 810-
796-3467 or 810-667-0999.
•••
Military Moms Support Group meeting
at American Legion Hall Post #16,
1701 W. Genesee St., Lapeer on
the first and third Tuesdays of every
month at 7 p.m. This meeting is for
those with loved ones serving in the
Armed Forces. Bring photos and any
other memorabilia to share. Come
before 7 p.m. and enjoy dinner at
the post for $5 or $7. Questions,
call Terri 810-728-7121.

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Lunch Social Support Group meeting at Eddie G’s Restaurant, 6484
Marlette St., Marlette, hosts this
support group on the first Tuesday
of each month at 12 p.m. for lunch.
Groups meet for about an hour.
Lunch costs are covered by participants. For widows, widowers, or
singles that have lost a loved one
through death, a support group is
available in your area. Facilitated by
United Hospice Service, this informal
social support outing provides an
opportunity to make new friends and
enjoy good conversation in a supported setting. For more information,
please call 800-635-7490 or visit
www.marletteregionalhospital.org.
•••
Gamblers Anonymous meeting meets
weekly on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at
Marlette Methodist Church, 3155
Main St., Marlette. Please use back
entrance at southeast corner of
church building. Contact 989-225-
8284 for more information.
•••
Suicide Survivors Group is held
the first and third Tuesday of
each month from 6-7:30 p.m. at
St. Matthews Church, upstairs
Conference room, 431 N. Court
Street, Lapeer. This group is for individuals who have lost a loved one
to suicide. This group provides families a safe place to talk about their
loss, to grieve, and to begin to heal.
For additional information, call Sue
Clement at 810-667-0500.
•••
Gamblers Anonymous meetings is a
free 12-step program for men and
women who have a gambling problem. The group meets on Tuesday
and Thursday at Court Street United
Methodist Church, 225 W. Court St.,
Flint, and Monday at Goodrich United
Methodist Church, 8071 S. State Rd.,
Goodrich. All three meetings from
6:30-8 p.m. Call toll-free 855-424-
5677 or go to gamblers
anonymous.org for more information.
•••
Grief Support at Heartland Hospice at
no charge, grief support for anyone
who has experienced the death of a
loved one. Our purpose is to provide
education about normal grief reactions, as well as a safe environment
where feelings are validated and
accepted. First and third Tuesday of
each month at 5:30 p.m. Located at
6211 Taylor Dr., Flint. Light refreshments are provided. For more information, contact Heartland Hospice at
888-427-6818.
•••
SOUL Sounds of Ukulele in Lapeer
meets the second Tuesday of each
month at Calvellis Eatery & Spirits,
44 W. Park St., Lapeer, from 6-7:30
p.m. The group is open to all who
play the uke or would like to learn.
•••
Amateur Radio Club of Lapeer County
meetings at 7:30 p.m. the second
Tuesday of the month at the Lapeer
County Central Dispatch Center basement, 2332 W. Genesee St., Lapeer.
Go to the website for more information, www.w8lap.com.
•••
Caring Together support group, first
Tuesday 3-4 p.m., at Devonshire
Retirement Village, 155 Devonshire
Dr., Lapeer. Details: 810-245-7689.
•••
Lupus Support Group for lupus
patients, family, friends and caregivers, second Tuesday at McLaren
Lapeer Region, 1375 N. Main St.,
Lapeer, conference rooms 4 and 5
from 7-8:30 p.m. Details: 800-705-
6677, 586-775-8310 or info@milupus.org.
•••
MOPS of Imlay City meetings from 9:30-
11:30 a.m. second and fourth Tuesday
at Imlay City Christian Reformed
Church, 395 W. Cedar St., Imlay City.
Mothers of children 5 years and younger are welcome. Childcare is provided.
Details: 810-724-4315.

Tuesdays & Fridays

Al-Anon meetings for families of alcoholics take place at the First Presbyterian Church, 433 N. Calhoun St., Lapeer. Tuesdays 7-8 p.m. and Fridays 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. for more information, call Dorothy at 810-793- 7159 or Barb at 810-796-3287.

Wednesdays
The Sunrise Kiwanis Club is one of the
two Kiwanis clubs within the city of

Lapeer. Meets every Wednesday at
Leo’s Coney Island at 7:30 a.m. for
an hour. All contributions are used
to feed hungry children in Lapeer
through the backpack food program.
•••
Caregiver support group from 6-7:30
p.m. on the fourth Thursday of every
month at the Marguerite deAngeli Library, 921 W. Nepessing St.,
Lapeer. Details, 989-839-9910.
•••
AWANA Christian Club for kids ages
3-8th grades at Hadley Community
Church, 3638 Hadley Rd., Hadley
on Wednesday nights through
April 26 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Cost is free. AWANA helps build
strong bodies, strong minds, and
a strong faith. Visit the website at
HadleyCommunityChurch.org.
•••
Kiwanis Club of Lapeer holds weekly meetings in the Lincoln Room
in the Lapeer Center Building on
Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. Come
see what they are all about. For questions, call Sallie at 810-240-4542.
•••
Imlay Conversation Salon meets the
first Wednesday of the month at
Mulefoot Gastropub, 596 S. Cedar
Rd., Imlay City. Starts at 6 p.m. with
an optional dinner, followed by 7 p.m.
talks with different subjects each
week. For more information, find us
on Facebook at Imlay Conversation
Salon.
•••
Classical Music Appreciation with Fabs
Kaldobsky on the first Wednesday
of every month at 2 p.m. at the
Marguerite deAngeli Library, 921 W.
Nepessing St., Lapeer. This enlightening session is a free program open to
the public.
•••
Davison book discussion group meeting
at 6 p.m. second Wednesday at the
Davison Area Library, 203 E. Fourth
St., Davison.
•••
Lapeer TOPS 888 meetings at River
Ridge MHC clubhouse, 25 Pine Ridge
Dr., Lapeer. Weigh-in from 9-9:30
a.m. meeting from 9:45-10:45 a.m.
Details: Bonnie 810-338-8926
•••
Domestic violence support group hosted by LACADA from 5-6 p.m. at the
outreach, 1127 Clark Rd., Lapeer.
Details: LACADA, 810-667-4175.
•••
OCD support group meets on the
second Wednesday of each month
from 7-9 p.m. at the Meditation Self-
Healing Center, 244 Law St., Lapeer.

Details: Mary, 810-441-9822.

Thursdays
Heartprints Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Support Group Stronger Together
meets the first Thursday of each
month at 5 p.m. at Lapeer County
Medical Care Facility at Lapeer County
Medical Care Facility 1455 Suncrest
Dr., Lapeer. For more information, call
Katheryn Bell 810-358-7802 or Kris
Strickler 810-667-8511 ext. 129.
•••
Lapeer County Republican Party meets
the third Thursday of the month.
Meetings are held at the Mayfield
Township Hall 1900 N. Saginaw St.,
Lapeer Additional information can be
found on the website www.lapeergop.
com or by calling Christina 810-728-
4911.
•••
Hadley Lions Club looking for members
to join. Hadley Lions Club is located at 3551 S. Hadley Rd., Hadley.
Meetings the first Thursday of every
month at 7 p.m. and serve a spaghetti dinner the third Thursday. This is
the main fundraiser and enables us
to help many people in the community. We are looking for people with kind
hearts and generous spirits to help
grow our organization. For more information call Deb 810-656-5160.
•••
Families Anonymous at St. Matthews
Church 220 W. Nepessing St., Lapeer
on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. A 12
Step support group for families and
friends of those who have an alcohol
or drug abuse problem. For more
information, call 810-728-2033.
•••
Lapeer Families Against Narcotics
meets on the 2nd Thursday of each
month from 7:00-9;00 pm at St.
Matthews Church 220 W. Nepessing
Street, Lapeer. Open to anyone who
wants to receive support and education regarding addiction and recovery.
There is no charge. For more information call 810-728-2033.
•••
The Recovery Network Double Trouble
Support Group meetings at Lapeer
County Mental Health, 1570 Suncrest
Dr., Lapeer Thursdays from 1-2 p.m.
The group is free and participants
help each other recover from addiction and to manage their mental
health disorders, commonly called
Dual Diagnosis. For additional information, call Carl Velliquette or Matt
McKinney at 810-667-0500.
•••
Quilters Welcome to join Thimble Buddy
Quilt Guild meets on the second and

the fourth Thursday at Church of
Christ, 1680 N. Lapeer Rd., Lapeer at
1-3 p.m. Details, call 810-664-5019.
•••
Celebrate Recovery every Thursday
night at 7 p.m. at New Hope Event
Center, 655 N. Saginaw St., Lapeer.
A support group for those who are
working through their hurts, habits or
hang-ups. For more information, call
810-441-7114.
•••
Family and Friends Support Network
meets the first and third Thursday of
every month from 4-5 p.m. at Lapeer
County Community Mental Health,
1570 Suncrest Dr., Lapeer. Open to
anyone who wants to receive support
and education regarding their loved
one who has a mental health and/
or substance use disorder whether
or not they are receiving services
at CMH. There is no charge for the
support group and you do not have to
register. For additional information,
call Dawn Sandoval at 810-667-0500.
•••
Classic Car Meets every Thursday
at 5:30 p.m. at Tractor Supply
Company in Imlay City. All classic
cars welcome, no charge. For more
information, contact Debbie at 810-
724-8798.
•••
Parents Helping Parents Support Group
the second Thursday of each month
at 7 p.m. at Lapeer Community
Church in Attica, formerly the Attica
Elementary School, on 80 N. Lake
Pleasant Rd., Attica. We focus on foster and adoptive parents, but all parents are encouraged to attend. Free
childcare available at same location,
must call Kim first for arrangements
at 810-664-4743.
•••
Alcoholics for Christ 12 step support
group for alcohol and drug addictions,
at 6 p.m. Thursdays at Faith Christian
Family Church, 3440 Davison Rd.,
Lapeer. Details: 810-667-0075.
•••
North Branch Lions Club is seeking
new members. Men and women ages
18 and up. Meetings are at 6:30 p.m.
on the second and fourth Thursday of
the month. The clubhouse is located
at 6640 Beech St., behind Harmon
Oil.
•••
Getting Free, Staying Free support
group for women only Thursdays at
noon at Faith Christian Family Church,
3440 Davison Rd., Lapeer. Details:
810-667-0075.
•••
Depression and Bipolar Support
Group meets on the first and third
Thursdays of the month from 6:30-8
p.m. at Holy Family Church, 11714
S. Saginaw St., Grand Blanc. Details:
Angela, 810-347-4706.
•••
P.U.L.S.E. Support Group meets at
Lapeer County Medical Care Facility
on the first Thursday of the month
from 4-5 p.m. This free support group
is for unique support for families
and friends of loved ones who have
Alzheimer’s or dementia. Share your
concerns and find support from others who are patients, professionals,
social workers, or care givers to offer
tips and facilitate group. More information, call Kathryn Bell at 810-358-
7802 or Kris Strickler 810-664-8571
ext. 129.
•••
Toastmasters Club will meet to help
improve your communication skills.
Mott Community College, Lapeer.
Room B-204, 7 p.m. first and third
Thursdays.

Fridays
Autism Support Group Forever Friends
Network meets the first and third
Friday of every month at Maple Grove
2020 Imlay City Rd., Lapeer at 5:30-
7:30 p.m. We are here to help you
build a center of parent support,
support for families on the spectrum,
games, lending library. For more
information, visit the website foreverfriendsnetwork.net or call Regina at
810-623-2041.
•••
Breastfeeding Support Group meets
the second Friday of each month
from 1-2 p.m. in the lower level of
the Lapeer County Health Dept.,
1800 Imlay City Road, Lapeer. Join
us for friendly support and encouragement. Support person and older
siblings are also welcome to attend.
For more information, call 810-667-
0448.

To submit your event: Send information including the day,
time, location and a short description of your non-profit, civic or
fundraising event to jpayne@mihomepaper.com. Send your mail
to Calendar, PO Box 220, Lapeer, MI 48446

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